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Brussels + Antwerp: The Monocle Travel Guide
Belgium had no fashion history until six young designers put their country at the centre of that world in the late 1980s. To celebrate our latest travel guide, we travel to Antwerp to see how the fashion scene has matured.
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The secret to finding a spring jacket
Bruce Pask, the menswear director at Bergdorf Goodman, is fêted for his unfussy personal style, so much so that the New York department store has given him his own space – B. – in one corner of its shop floor. As the mercury rises we asked Pask to give us the lowdown on picking a quintessential menswear staple: the spring jacket.
Dallas street style
Texas is about big money, big cars and big characters; we meet the new generation adding some welcome cool to the cowboy chic.
Celebrating fashion in Beirut
A group of edgy fashion designers and Lebanon’s ALBA fashion school are shining a light on the possibilities for the next generation of creatives.
Canadian fashion: best foot forward
Viberg boots have been transformed into a fashion favourite. Monocle Films meets the makers who have redesigned the workwear that has been made in Canada since the 1930s.
Tracht & Country
The national dress of the alpine region is experiencing a renaissance. Monocle Films dons its lederhosen and heads to the Tracht & Country fair.
Film report: Pitti Uomo 2016
We ask what’s next for menswear as retailers flock to Florence to spot trends and stock up on Italian fashion – a €9bn industry –and foreign brands. Denim is darker, the fit wider and men are starting to move from beards and suspenders to a more elegant English look.
Budapest: Design for life
Things are looking sharp on the fashion scene in Hungary’s capital, with a new collection of boutiques, budding young designers and ground-breaking brands.
Monocle top ten: Paris menswear
As an unprecedented heat wave beats down on France, fashion exhibitors are back in Paris’s tradeshows and showrooms to present their 2016 spring-summer menswear creations. Here are some highlights.
Milano Moda Uomo
As the mercury rose in Milan, we toured the showrooms and palazzos to take the temperature of the best 2016 spring/summer menswear collections. Here are 10 of our favourite finds.
Worn again - French shoe-makers
Do you want to wear the best-made shoes in the world? Then you need to visit a quiet corner of France that has become the home of luxury shoe-making. Here's how it happened.
In a saturated market it can be hard to find original fashion that doesn't scream or shout. Monocle films visits a trio of womenswear designers in London, Brussels and Copenhagen that are daring women to dress differently. All three share a strong sense of identity and an uncompromising eye for detail.
Vive le béret!
Monocle pays a visit to the last béret-maker in France and meets the Irishman trying to revive this quintessentially French piece of headwear.